TxDOT report states Lufkin man was driving over 100 mph at time of fatal crash
NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) - A Lufkin man was driving over 100 miles per hour when he hit the vehicle of a woman who was not medically advised to drive, according to a crash report. Lance Irvin Modisette, 18, died on the scene in the May 19 crash in Nacogdoches...
Nacogdoches Teen Among 32 Texas Kids Missing In May
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. We don't know why these Texas children are missing. We just need to do our best to find them. They might have just run away. Many of us made poor decisions when we were underage. What starts out as a good idea in...
Pedestrian killed in overnight Lufkin crash identified by police
UPDATE: The pedestrian has been identified as 55-year-old Steven Penick. Police ask to keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. LUFKIN, Texas (KETK) – A man is dead after being struck by a car Wednesday night in Lufkin. According to police, the homeless man was jaywalking around 9 p.m. at the intersection of Paul […]
Fuel Theft, Creek Contamination in Joaquin Under Investigation
June 2, 2023 - Law enforcement officials investigated a fuel theft Thursday, June 1, 2023, which resulted in the necessity of an environmental cleanup due to a spill. Roy Cheatwood, Constable Precinct 3, was initially contacted about the incident on East Saddle Street near a city lift station. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Department was contacted by City of Joaquin officials to also respond to the location.
Criminal Case Outcomes Leave Families Dissatisfied
June 1, 2023 - Two tragic deaths which have occurred in the Shelby County area over the past couple years have reached resolutions in their cases involving the accused, and families left behind in both situations are not happy with the outcomes. The first incident, which took place in February...
Stephen F. Austin State University is becoming part of the UT system. Will it change its name?
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation that abolishes Stephen F. Austin State University and effectively creates a new school within The University of Texas System.
Person entrapped in sandy trench pulled to safety by Lufkin first responders
LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - Lufkin officials say that a person who was trapped in a trench had to be rescued Thursday evening. At approximately 6:10 p.m., Lufkin Fire Department Special Operations Unit was requested by Central Volunteer Fire Department, Redland Volunteer Fire Department, and Angelina County Sheriff’s Office to assist with rescuing a person who was trapped in a trench.
1 rescued from trench by East Texas fire crews
LUFKIN, Texas (KETK) — The Lufkin Fire Department Special Operations Unit rescued a person who was trapped in an excavated hole at a work site on Thursday evening. The incident happened around 6:10 p.m., but officials said “LFD quickly developed a rescue plan and began extrication efforts.” The person was successfully removed around 7:10 p.m. […]
WebXtra: Nacogdoches blueberry grower affected by late March freeze
Keeping campuses safe is a goal for school administrators everywhere, and today in East Texas, a large group of them along with law enforcement gathered to discuss that very subject, at a “school safety summit.”. |. Watch KLTV 7 News at 10. Wood County Airport doubles size of ramp,...
Hike Though History In Nacogdoches, Texas
Excited about the outdoors? Want to share this passion? This free event was made just for you. There seems to be a national day for everything and National Trails Day is all about discovering local trails and raising awareness for trail preservation. If you are working on your fitness and...
Letter to the Editor: “Gone Too Soon”
(Letters to the Editor - Disclaimer - To be considered for publication, letters to the editor must include the writer's full name, address and daytime phone number. Opinions expressed in Letters to the Editor do not necessarily reflect the views of Shelby County Today) The Shelby County District Attorney chose...
Shelbyville ISD Service Awards 2022-2023
Shelbyville ISD Service Awards 2022-2023 News Staff Thu, 06/01/2023 - 11:43 Image Shelbyville ISD Service Awards 2022-2023 Body Shelbyville ISD Service Awards 2022-2023 5 YEARS DONNIECE BELL ZACHARY HUBBARD MICHAEL...
Timpson varsity cheerleaders for ‘23-‘24 announced
Timpson varsity cheerleaders for ‘23-‘24 announced News Staff Thu, 06/01/2023 - 05:33 Image Timpson varsity cheerleaders for ‘23-‘24 announced Body Timpson High School has announced the 2023-2024 Timpson High School Varsity Cheerleaders.They are (bottom row, left to right, standing) Avery Cooper, (seated) Megan Gutermuth, Kenley Moore, Jaimeah Johnson, Kyndle Carrington; (middle row standing) Maliah Norris, (seated) Head Cheerleader-Breanna Moore, Laura Garza, Callie Ragsdale, Jardyn Bennett; and (top row, all standing) Ceale Kruse, Jaleah Thomas, Colbi Ford, Kayden Cooper, and Mascot-Shelby Holloway. We are excited about the upcoming season and hope to see many of you in the stands helping us support the Bears!
Memorial Day Program Honors 231 Shelby County Soldiers
June 1, 2023 (Photo Album) - VFW Post 8904 and the Post Auxiliary hosted a Memorial Day Program honoring those Shelby County soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice. Attendees arriving at the John D. Windham Civic Center were greeted with flags of the Armed Services and the silhouettes of soldier leading up to the entrance. Post Member Mary Roberts served as the master of ceremony welcoming all, "Good morning and welcome this Memorial Day, May 29, 2023." She then introduced Pastor Josh Crawford, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, to give the invocation. Pastor Crawford opened his prayer saying, "Jesus, your Word says that there is no greater love than to lay down ones life for a friend. Today we pray for those men and women who have sacrificed their time, strength, bravery, health, and even their lives for friends, known and unknown."
Roughrider Academy Commencement Ceremony Honors 16 New Graduates
June 2, 2023 (Photo Album) - Roughrider Academy Director Heath Hagler welcomed everyone to the Summer 2023 Roughrider Academy commencement ceremony on Thursday, June 1, 2023 inside the Roughrider Academy Auditorium. Hagler gave thanks to the Center ISD School Board members and Superintendent Dr. Brian Morris and Assistant Superintendent Jake...
TxDOT Details Upgrades for Angelina, Nacogdoches, and SA Counties
At a recent meeting, the Texas Transportation Commissioners approved more than $26.6 million in road projects for the Lufkin District. Commissioners also approved a redesignation of US 59 in Burke and Diboll. Changes on Highway 59 Near Diboll. Commissioners approved designating US 59 along a new location on the state...
Frontier Days Queen’s Pageant returns
Frontier Days Queen’s Pageant returns Subhead Festivities set for Tuesday night News Staff Thu, 06/01/2023 - 05:33 Image Frontier Days Queen’s Pageant returns Frontier Days Queen’s Pageant returns ...
Leadership Lufkin’s dueling pianos fundraiser sells out ahead of Friday’s show
LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - The Leadership Lufkin Alumni Association is preparing for its biggest fundraiser of the year. The event helps award scholarships to their members. “I’m excited to see how the crowd participates,” said Leadership Lufkin director Lyndsey Brawley. The Dueling Pianos Show is the first fundraiser...
Timpson ISD hires new basketball coach
TIMPSON, Texas (KTRE) - Timpson ISD announced Jermaine Lewis as their new head basketball coach on Wednesday. Lewis has 15 years of coaching experience at Gladewater and Pine Tree. He played basketball and earned degrees at both Kilgore and the University of Nevada and was inducted into the Kilgore men’s basketball Hall of Fame in 2019. He should make a good addition to the Timpson basketball program.
Harleton takes game 1 over Douglass
TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - At Mike Carter field in Tyler it would be Game 1 of the 2A regional playoff round between Douglass and Harleton. Wildcats pitcher Mason Clark would come out gunning putting the first six batters down on K’s in the first and second inning. That’s 6...
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